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Matthew D. Alvis

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Infantry

☏ (703) 432-0147

matthew.alvis@usmcu.edu


Joshua Anderson

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

 

Expeditionary Warfare School

Air Command and Control, Philosophy,

History

☏ (703) 432-0145

joshua.anderson@usmcu.edu


Anne-Louise Antonoff, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Military History

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

History, Strategic Studies, Intelligence, Cybersecurity

☏ (703) 784-6892

annelouise.antonoff@usmcu.edu


Zachariah Anthony

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Aviation

☏ (703) 432-5488

zachariah.anthony@usmcu.edu


Paul M. Armstrong

Military Faculty Advisor

LTC, USA

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Operations, Asia-Pacific Region

☏ (703) 784-6803

paul.armstrong@usmcu.edu


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Tammi Ballinger

Senior Naval Instructor 

LCDR, USN

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Amphibious Warfare 

☏ (703) 432-0668

tammi.ballinger@usmcu.edu



Kirklin Bateman, Ph.D.

Chief Academic Officer

COL, USA (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Military and Strategic Studies, Irregular Warfare

 

☏ (703) 784-2537

kirklin.bateman@usmcu.edu


 DeAndre Bradley

Visual Information Officer

Department

 

Expeditionary Warfare School

 

☏ (123) 456-7891

deandre.bradley@usmcu.edu


Jorge Benitez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of International Relations

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

 Alliances and International Security Organizations, Cyber,  Military History

☏ (703) 432-4642

jorge.benitez@usmcu.edu


 

Donald M. Bishop

The Donald Bren Chair of Strategic Communications 

 

Department

Areas of Expertise

 

 

Marine Corps University Foundation Chairs

Public Diplomacy, Political-Military Affairs, East Asia

 

 

☏ (703)-432-4557

donald.bishop@usmcu.edu


 


 

Eduardo Bitanga

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Infantry

☏ (703) 432-4507

eduardo.bitanga@usmcu.edu


Brandy Lyn G. Brown, Ph.D.

Director Leadership Communication Skills Center

Department

Areas of Expertise

Leadership Communication Skills Center

Feminist Pedagogies, Representations of Gender in popular culture, Hospitality in Writing Studies, and Cosmopolitanism

☏ (703) 784-4401

brandylyn.brown@usmcu.edu


Nick Brunetti-Lihach

Curriculum Development

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

History, Technology, Strategy

☏ (703) 784-1314

Nicola.brunetti@usmcu.edu


Terje Bruoeygard

Military Faculty Advisor 

LTC, Norwegian Army 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Armor

☏ (703) 784-1007

terje.bruoeygard.no@usmcu.edu


Michael J. Byrne

Associate Dean of Academics

LtCol, USMC

Department

 

Marine Corps War College®

☏ (703) 432-5481

michael.byrne@usmcu.edu


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Grant Campbell

Communication Instructor

Department

 

Expeditionary Warfare School

 

☏ (703) 432-1374

grant.campbell@usmcu.edu


Paige L. Chandler

Instructor

USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

MAGTF Instructional Group

 MAGTF Operations, Marine Corps Planning Process, Amphibious Operations

☏ (703) 784-5295

paige.chandler@usmcu.eduu


William D. Chesarek Jr.

Deputy Director

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Aviation

☏ (703) 784-1843

william.chesarek@usmcu.edu


Sinan Ciddi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of National Security Affairs

Department

 

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Comparative Politics, Democratization, Political Ideologies, Turkey

☏ (703) 784-1027

sinan.ciddi@usmcu.edu


Brian W. Cole

Joint Warfare Course Director

Col, USMCR

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Global complex systems

☏ (703) 432-4543

brian.cole@usmcu.edu


Brandon E. Cooley

Faculty Advisor

Major, USMC

Department

 

Expeditionary Warfare School

 

☏ (703) 432-1360

brandon.cooley@usmcu.edu


Tremayne Criner

International Military Student Coordinator

CDR, USN

Department

 

Command and Staff College

 

☏ (703) 784-3330

tremayne.criner@usmcu.edu


Jeffrey A. Cummings

Curriculum Development

Major, USMC

Department

 

Expeditionary Warfare School

 

☏ (703) 432-0668

jeffrey.cummings@usmcu.edu


Christopher Curtin

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Artillery

☏ (703) 784-6864

christopher.curtin@usmcu.edu


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Raymond C. Damm, Jr.

Director

Col, USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

MAGTF Instructional Group

Leadership and Ethics, Planning,

Adult Education, Learning

☏ (703) 432-4500

raymond.damm@usmcu.edu


Jeffrey Dennis

Military Faculty Advisor

LT COL, USAF

Department

 

Command and Staff College

 

☏ (703) 784-1008

jeffrey.dennis@usmcu.edu


Kevin B. DeWitt

Military Faculty Advisor 

LtCol, USMC

Department

 

Command and Staff College 

 

☏ (703) 432-4505

kevin.dewitt@usmcu.edu

     

Richard DiNardo, Ph.D.

Professor of National Security Affairs

 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

German military

☏ (703) 432-4655

richard.dinardo@usmcu.edu


Dave Driscoll

Faculty Advisor

Major, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Aviation, History

☏ (703) 432-0148

david.driscoll@usmcu.edu


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Patrick F. Eldridge

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

 

Command and Staff College

 

☏ (703) 432-5443

patrick.eldridge@usmcu.edu


Kyle B. Ellison

Director

Col, USMC

Department

 

Expeditionary Warfare School

 

☏ (703) 784-2536

kyle.ellison@usmcu.edu


David C. Emmel

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

 

Command and Staff College

 

☏ (703) 432-4507

david.emmel@usmcu.edu


Matthew W. Erickson

Operations Manager

LtCol, USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Artillery

☏ (703) 432-0161

matthew.erickson@usmcu.edu


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Kimberly Crawford-Florich, Ed.D.

Faculty Development and Outreach Outreach Coordinator

Department

Areas of Expertise

Academic Affairs

Faculty Development, Adult Learning Theories

☏ (703) 432-4837

kimberly.florich@usmcu.edu


Matthew J. Flynn, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Military History

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Great Power Status, Preemptive War, Cyber Warfare, Piracy

☏ (703) 784-6895

matthew.flynn@usmcu.edu


Kerry Fosher, Ph.D.

Director of Research

Department

Areas of Expertise

Center for Advanced Culture Learning

Barriers to DoD’s ability to leverage science and integration of social science, Disease and national security/medical anthropology, Futures, Inter-agency and inter-organizational process, DoD outreach to academia, Development of culture general curricula, Homeland security

☏ (703) 432-1504

kerry.fosher@usmcu.edu


James R. Fullwood

Director

Colonel, USMC

Department

 

School of Advanced Warfighting

 

☏ (703) 784-5121

james.fullwood@usmcu.edu


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Kathleen Gallaher

Communication Instructor for Enlisted Professional Military Education

Department

Areas of Expertise

MAGTF Instructional Group (MIG)

Writing & Communication, Grammar, Public Speaking, Leadership, Learning Styles, Teaching Activities
    

☏ (703) 432-5529

kathleen.gallaher@usmcu.edu


Paul Gelpi, Ph.D.

Professor of Military History

 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

U.S. military history, Aviation history and airpower theory, History of culture and ideals in the Early Republic and 20th-century America
    

☏ (703) 784-4513

paul.gelpi@usmcu.edu


Ken Goedecke

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Artillery

☏ (703) 784-6895

kenneth.goedecke@usmcu.edu


Keil Gentry

Vice President for Business Affairs

Col, USMC (Ret.)

Department

     

Business Affairs

 

☏ (703) 432-5053

keil.gentry@usmcu.edu


John Gordon, Ph.D.

Professor of National Security Affairs

Col, USMCR (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Security Studies, History

☏ (703) 784-6863

john.gordon@usmcu.edu


Thomas J. Gordon

Director

Col, USMC

Department

 

Command & Staff College

 

☏ (703) 784-2961

thomas.gordon@usmcu.edu


Jill Goldenziel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of International Relations

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

International Law, U.S. and Comparative Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Refugees and Migration, Information Warfare, Law and Religion

☏ (703) 784-1040

jill.goldenziel@usmcu.edu


Mark A. Greenlief

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Maneuver Warfare, Counterinsurgency Warfare, Expeditionary Operations, Hybrid Threat Theory/Warfare
   

☏ (703) 432-0141

mark.greenlief@usmcu.edu


​Michael Greenwald

Department of State Chair

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps University Foundation Chairs

Diplomacy

☏ (703) 432-5480

michael.greenwald@usmcu.edu


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Andrea Hamlen-Ridgely

Communications Instructor

Department

Areas of Expertise

Leadership Communication Skills Center

Writing Center Pedagogy, Strategies for facilitating creative problem solving, Information Literacy in higher education

☏ (703) 784-4401

andrea.hamlen@usmcu.edu


Anil Hariharan

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USAF

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Development Engineering

☏ (703) 784-1154

anil.hariharan@usmcu.edu


Donald Harlow

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Ground Supply

☏ (703) 784-1026

donald.harlow@usmcu.edu


Chris Harmon, Ph.D.

Donald Bren Chair of Great Powers Competition

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps University Foundation Chairs

International Security Affairs

☏ (703) 784-4663

christopher.harmon@usmcu.edu


 Jay L. Hatton

Vice President for Plans and Operations
Col, USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

Plans and Operations

jay.hatton@usmcu.edu


Mike Harvey

Military Faculty Advisor

Major, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Military History

☏ (703) 432-0134

james.harvey@usmcu.edu


Craig Hayden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Strategic Studies

Department

 

Command and Staff College

 

☏ (703) 432-5037

craig.hayden@usmcu.edu


Richard A. Hawkins

Senior Enlisted Mentor

SgtMaj, USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

MAGTF Instructional Group (MIG)

Leadership and Mentoring, Professional Military Education

☏ (703) 432-5630

richard.hawkins@usmcu.edu


Richard E. Hegmann

Central Intelligence Agency Chair

 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps University Foundation Chair

Military and Doctrinal Innovation, Military History, Intelligence’s Role in National Security, Interplay of National Strategy with Military Organizational Interests

☏ (703) 784-1009

richard.hegmann@usmcu.edu


Twayne Hickman

Instructor

USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

MAGTF Instructional Group (MIG)

Leadership, Organization Development, Marine Corps Planning Process, Red Teaming / Alternative Analysis

☏ (703) 432-5541

twayne.hickman@usmcu.edu


Todd Holm, Ph.D.

Communications Supervisor

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Oral Communication, Forensics Programs

☏ (703) 432-0139

todd.holm@usmcu.edu


David C. Hyman

Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Military Police

☏ (703) 432-4624

david.hyman@usmcu.edu


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Blake Jackson

Course Director - MAGTF Operations Ashore 

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Targeting, Information Operations, Drill and Ceremony, Poetry, Cigars

☏ (703) 432-0668

blake.jackson@usmcu.edu


Valerie Jackson

Director

Col, USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

Brute Krulak Center for Innovation and Creativity

Conflict Management and Resolution, Civil-Military Operations, International Relations, Strategic Studies

☏ (703) 432-5427

valerie.jackson@usmcu.edu


William Jacob

Military Faculty Advisor, Infantry

Major, USMC

Department

 

Expeditionary Warfare School

 

☏ (703) 432-0141

william.jacob@usmcu.edu


Richard B. Jaques, JD

Director, Academic Support Division / Deputy Vice President for Academic Affairs

Maj, USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

Academic Support Division

Military Legal Regimes, Law of Armed Conflict

☏ (703) 432-5489

richard.jaques@usmcu.edu


Benjamin Jensen, Ph.D.

Professor/Director of Wargaming

Department

 

School of Advanced Warfighting

 

☏ (703) 784-6801

benjamin.jensen@usmcu.edu


Rebecca J. Johnson, Ph.D.

Vice President for Academic Affairs 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Academic Affairs

Development and Maintenance of Moral Fitness

☏ (703) 784-6917

rebecca.johnson@usmcu.edu


William W. Johnson

Deputy Director/Dean of Students

LtCol, USMC

Department

 

School of Advanced Warfighting

 

☏ (703) 784-6890

william.johnson@usmcu.edu


Michael L. Jones

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Aviation

☏ (703) 784-1026

michael.jones@usmcu.edu


James Joyner​​, Ph.D.

Associate Professor 

USA (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Policy, Politics, Strategy

☏ (703) 784-6965

james.joyner@usmcu.edu


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Rachelle Kamrath​

 Instructor

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Forensics Programs

☏ (703) 432-0111

rachelle.kamrath@usmcu.edu


Stephen Kelley

Military Faculty Advisor

CDR, USN

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Aviation

☏ (703) 432-4639

stephen.kelley@usmcu.edu


Mr. Terence K. Kerrigan

Vice President for Distance Learning
Col, USMC (Ret.)

Department

Distance Learning

✉ terence.kerrigan@usmcu.edu


Kate Kuehn

​Director of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Planning

Department

Areas of Expertise

Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning

Policy Analysis

kathleen.kuehn@usmcu.edu


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James Lacey, Ph.D.

Course Director

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Economics, Strategic Communication, Strategic Policy,  Conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan

☏ (703) 432-4539

james.lacey@usmcu.edu


Eddie Lipositz

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Armor, Information Operations, New York Mets, Reading, BBQ / Smoking

☏(703) 432-1360

edward.lipositz@usmcu.edu


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Lauren Mackenzie, Ph.D.

Chair

Department

Areas of Expertise

Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning

Military Cross-Cultural Competence, Communication of Respect, On-line Military Culture Education, Intercultural Situational Judgment Tests

☏ (703) 432-0609

lauren.mackenzie@usmcu.edu


Danielle R. Marion

 Defense Intelligence Agency Chair

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Africa, the Middle East, Russia and Eurasia, Counterterrorism

☏ (703) 432-5448

danielle.marion@usmcu.edu


Brian "BK" McCrary

Instructor

USMC (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

MAGTF Instructional Group (MIG)

Leadership and Ethics, War, Policy and Strategy, Marine Corps Planning Process, Military History

☏ (703) 432-5276

brian.mccrary@usmcu.edu


Brian D. McLean

Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

 

Command and Staff College

Air Command and Control

☏ (703) 784-1029

brian.mclean@usmcu.edu


Kurt Mencke

Course Director, Leadership and Ethics/Air Force Chair

Col, USAF

Department

 

Marine Corps War College®

 

☏ (703) 432-5447

kurt.mencke@usmcu.edu


Claire Metelits, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Strategic Studies

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Non-state armed actors, governance, and their intersection with local, regional, and international security

☏ (703) 432-5517

claire.metelits@usmcu.edu


William Morgan, Ph.D.

Course Director Diplomacy and Statecraft

Maj, USMC (Ret.) 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Diplomacy, East Asia

☏ (703) 432-5449

william.morgan@usmcu.edu


Stephen Mossman

Academic Information Management Officer, Surface Warfare

LT, USN

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Amphibious Planning

☏ (703) 432-1321

stephen.mossman@usmcu.edu


Williamson "Wick" Murray, Ph.D.

The Ambassador Anthony D. Marshall Chair of Strategic Studies

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps University Foundation Chair

Military History


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Christopher M. Nelson

Director Curriculum Development

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Air Command and Control

☏ (123) 456-7891

Email


Matthew P. Neumeyer

Deputy Director/ Dean of Students

COL, USA

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Areas of Expertise

☏ (703) 784-1069

matthew.neumeyer@usmcu.edu


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Seth Ocloo (non-resident)

Colonel Michael J. Godfrey Logistics Chair

Col, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Chair

Areas of Expertise

☏ (703) 784-4959

seth.ocloo@usmcu.edu


Daniel J. O’Connell

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Artillery, Military History

☏ (703) 432-0135

daniel.oconnell@usmcu.edu


Jane R. Oren

Curriculum Development

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Missile Systems, Satellite Architecture, International Politics, Trail Running, Fun Runs

☏ (703) 432-0668

jane.oren@usmcu.edu


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Nathan Packard, Ph.D.

 Assistant Professor of War Studies

USMCR

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

U.S. Military history, Marine Corps and Naval History, Vietnam War, Civil-Military Relations, Defense Reform, Military Innovation

☏ (703) 784-8459

nathan.packard@usmcu.edu


Anthony Pais

Department of Homeland Security Chair

Col, USMC(Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps University Foundation Chairs

Areas of Expertise

anthony.pais@usmcu.edu


Jerry Peacock

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Information Technology, Cyberspace Operations

☏ (703) 784-2321

jerry.peacock@usmcu.edu


Bradley Pennella

Head, Leadership Department 

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Artillery

☏ (703) 432-5464

bradley.pennella@usmcu.edu


Jonathan Phillips, Ph.D.

Dean of Academics

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

American Military Affairs, War and Society, Civil-Military Relations, Military Education, Private Military Contractors, Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief Missions

☏ (703) 784-1024

jonathan.phillips@usmcu.edu


Justin C. Platis

Administrative Officer

Capt, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Spanish and French Languages, Civil Affairs

☏ (703) 784-2592

justin.platis@usmcu.edu


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Ron Rega

Warfighting Department Head and Associate Dean

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Communications

☏ (703) 784-5747

ronald.rega@usmcu.edu


Maria Rendon-Labadan, Ph.D.

U.S. Agency for International Development Chair

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

International Development Programs

☏ 

✉ maria.rendon@usmcu.edu


Anthony F. Reynolds

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Logistics

☏ (703) 432-0149

anthony.reynolds@usmcu.edu


Michael Ronza

Deputy Director, Academic Operations

LT COL, USAF (Ret.) 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Airpower in Irregular Warfare, Leadership, Information Technology Integration in the Classroom

☏ (703) 784-1020

michael.ronza@usmcu.edu


Andrew B. Rozic

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Ground Intelligence, Geography

☏ (703) 432-0133

andrew.rozic@usmcu.edu


Jim Rubocki

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Logistics

☏ (703) 432-0129

james.rubocki@usmcu.edu


Gordon W. Rudd, Ph.D.

Dean of Academics/Professor of Military History

Department

Areas of Expertise

School of Advanced Warfighting

Military History (particularly WWII), Comparative Politics, Regional Studies

☏ (703) 784-6851

gordon.rudd@usmcu.edu


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Gregory Sand

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Aviation

☏ (703) 432-4512

gregory.sand@usmcu.edu


Kelly J. Scanlon

Senior Enlisted Mentor

MGySgt, USMC (Ret.) 

Department

Areas of Expertise

MAGTF Instructional Group (MIG)

Leadership and Mentoring, Professional Military Education, Physical Fitness, Hiking and Camping, Sports

☏ (703) 432-5527

kelly.scanlon@usmcu.edu


Jude C. Shell

Military Faculty Advisor

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Intelligence

☏ (703) 432-4624

jude.shell@usmcu.edu


Eric Shibuya, Ph.D.

Professor of Strategic Studies, Department Head, Security Studies

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Asia-Pacific Region

☏ (703) 784-6855

eric.shibuya@usmcu.edu


Tammy S. Schultz, Ph.D.

Course Director, National Security

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Civilian Instruments of Power, Civilian-Military Relations, Counterinsurgency, Ethnic Conflict and Civil War, Ground Forces, Stability and Reconstruction Operations, Strategy​

☏ (703) 432-5410

tammy.schultz@usmcu.edu


Andria Slough

US Navy Chair

CAPT, USN

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Areas of Expertise

☏ (123) 456-7890


Kevin A. Smith

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Communications, Innovation, Technology

☏ (703) 432-0140

kevin.smith@usmcu.edu


Blair Sokol

Director, Marine Corps War College® 

Col, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Infantry

☏ (703) 432-4547

blair.sokol@usmcu.edu


Christopher S. Stowe, Ph.D.

Professor of Military History/Department Head, War Studies

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Civil War

☏ (703) 784-1053

christopher.stowe@usmcu.edu


Lon Strauss, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Military History, War Studies

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

U.S. in WWI, U.S. History, Military History, Modern European History

☏ (703) 432-5482

lon.strauss@usmcu.edu


Doug Streusand, Ph.D.

Professor of International Relations

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

Islam, Political Islam, Persian History

☏ (703) 432-4642

douglas.streusand@usmcu.edu


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Amin Tarzi, Ph.D.

Director of Middle East Studies

Department

Areas of Expertise

Middle East Studies

Middle East, South/Central Asia

☏ (703) 784-1207

amin.tarzi@usmcu.edu


Lynn M. Tesser, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of International Relations

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

State-making and International Order, Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict, Forced Migration and Nation-Building, Ethnographic Approaches to Security Studies, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Balkans Politics and Security, European Politics and Security

☏ (703) 432-6290

lynn.tesser@usmcu.edu


Paolo Tripodi, Ph.D.

Professor of Ethics/Head of Ethics Branch 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Lejeune Leadership Institute

Military Ethics

☏ (703) 432-4832

paolo.tripodi@usmcu.edu


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Brandon Valeriano, Ph.D.

Donald Bren Chair of Armed Politics

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps University Foundation Chair

Cyber Conflict Data, Russian Foreign Policy Behavior, Biological and Psychological Examinations of National Security Threats, Digital Repression

☏ (703) 432-5973

brandon.valeria.vol@usmcu.edu


Matthew VanEcho

Operational Planning Course Director

LtCol, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

School of Advanced Warfighting

Areas of Expertise

☏ (703) 432-5411

matthew.vanecho@usmcu.edu


James Van Zummeren, D.A.

Deputy Director

LtCol, USMC (Ret.) 

Department

Areas of Expertise

Lejeune Leadership Institute

Education

☏ (703) 432-4675

james.vanzummeren@usmcu.edu


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Jonathan Walaski

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Infantry, Military History, Automotive Engineering

☏ (703) 432-0136

jonathan.walaski@usmcu.edu


Stase Wells

Communications Instructor

Department

Areas of Expertise

Leadership Communication Skills Center

Oral and Written Communication, ESL Instruction

☏ (703) 432-5524

stase.wells@usmcu.edu


J. Kael Weston

The Kim T. Adamson Chair of Insurgency and Terrorism

Department

Areas of Expertise

Chair

Insurgency and Terrorism4

☏ (123) 456-7890

✉ your.email@usmcu.edu


Lonnie Wilson

Military Faculty Advisor

Maj, USMC

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Infantry, History

☏ (703) 432-0143

lonnie.wilson@usmcu.edu


Joseph Williams

Military Faculty Advisor

MAJ, USA

Department

Areas of Expertise

Expeditionary Warfare School

Infantry, International Defense Policy, Defense Policy Reform

☏ (703) 432-0131

joseph.williams@usmcu.edu


Bradford Wineman, Ph.D.

Professor of Military History

USMCR (Ret.)

Department

Areas of Expertise

Command and Staff College

American Military Education, Civil-Military Relations

☏(703) 784-1044

bradford.wineman@usmcu.edu


JD Work

Donald Bren Chair of Cyber Conflict and Security

Department

Areas of Expertise

Chair

Areas of Expertise

☏ (703) 432-5307


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Christopher Yung, Ph.D.

Dean

Department

Areas of Expertise

Marine Corps War College®

Chinese Warfare Capabilities

☏ (703) 432-4542

christopher.yung@usmcu.edu